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Hartford Has First 2014 Homicide

It didn’t take much more than two weeks for Hartford’s first homicide of the year.


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Hartford Police ID Man Found In House With Animals

Hartford police have identified the man found dead inside a Banister Street home Friday afternoon.


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Woman Who Strangled Boyfriend In Hartford Sobs In Court

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A Hartford woman accused of strangling her boyfriend cried uncontrollably during her first court appearance since being charged with murder. Twenty-four-year-old Katherine Santiago was arraigned Monday in Hartford Superior Court. Her […]


Madelyne Martinez-Mercado (Courtesy Hartford Police)

Hartford Police Arrest 2 In Grisly Homicide

Hartford police have made arrests in connection with a homicide from earlier this year. They say Madelyne Martinez-Mercado, 23, of New Britain and Talib Shaheer, 32, of Waterbury, were picked up Tuesday. Each is being […]



Hartford Man Gets More Than 20 Years For Child Porn

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Authorities say a Hartford man has been sentenced to more than 20 years in prison for producing and distributing child pornography. Federal prosecutors say 26-year-old Eliezer Maldonado was sentenced Monday in […]


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Off-Duty Corrections Officer Involved In Hartford Shooting

Hartford police are investigating a shooting involving an off-duty state corrections officer late Thursday night around 11 p.m. near the intersection of Wethersfield Avenue and Wyllys Street. The D.O.C. officer was in his personal vehicle […]


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Hartford Man Hit On Scooter Dies

On Tuesday at 9:12 a.m. officers were dispatched to a serious motor vehicle accident. A Ford F250 pulling a landscaping trailer hit a scooter with a 76-year-old male operator at the intersection of Arnold Street […]


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Arrests Made In Hartford Kidnapping

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Two men have been arrested on kidnapping charges. WFSB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/194bl6i ) that police responded to a report Monday night of a person abducted at gunpoint and a ransom demand phoned […]


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Melee In Hartford Leads To Arrest

East Hartford woman Lashae Young, 28, charged by Hartford police with first- and second-degree assault, as well as possession of a dangerous weapon after an incident just before three Sunday afternoon on Main Street in […]


Angel Morales (Credit: Hartford Police)

Hartford Police Name Suspect In Fatal Shooting Outside Nightclub

Hartford Police have named the suspect in a fatal shooting that happened outside downtown nightclub “Up Or On The Rocks” early Friday morning. They’re looking for Angel Morales, 25, last known address in New Haven. […]